Keep praying. Keep lobbying for your children. Don't give up.
If adoptions in Haiti were truly fraudulent adoptions, I would not be on here posting information, BUT they are not fraudulent.
- If there is a mistake on a document chances are it is an honest mistake, a typo, a wrong spelling. Documents are hand written and also typed on old-fashioned manual type writers.
- If a birth parent states certain things in an interview it is because she may feel bullied, embarrassed, wants to save face or is plain confused by the questioning. Most of the birth mothers who make the choice to give their child a future are illiterate and are simple people (not dumb people, but simple). Some go as far as to say that they never intended to give their child for adoption - why? Out of embarrassment! (Put yourself into her situation!)
- Some of the orphanage directors/adoption facilitators are treated in a rude and curd manner accused of submitting "forged" papers, like an Archive Birth Certificate (just to cite one situation) when the documents are not forged or fraudulent.
Even though walk-in hours are still posted on the website, unfortunately, the new Consulate section does not even allow walk-in hours anymore. This makes the process even more user un-friendly.
Many families who emailed me told their stories of not receiving replies to their inquiries, told me about their adoption facilitars and their orphanage directors being treated rudely, adoptive and bio families being treated rudely. It makes me sad that this is the way the process has evolved to...
So, I will get to answering individual emails as soon as I get more time (I am in middle of my final law school exams).